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Multiplying Fractions using the Area Model

Fractions can be multiplied using an area model as an alternative to the standard algorithm where numerators and denominators are multiplied “straight across”.  For a demonstration, watch the video below.  Once you have watched the video, return to this page by using the back arrow.

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The video on the next page shows how to multiply rational expressions using the same procedures you have used to multiply fractions.

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